Share your Time & Talent

You are called and invited!

The Holy Spirit nudges us to serve, as we listen. Please pray about how you might use your God-given personality, talents and opportunities to serve one another.

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Service opportunities are described more fully at:


To discuss any of these ministries, you can:

  • Contact the volunteer leader named in the ministry description
  • Contact the parish office
  • Download & return the Time & Talent form – in the collection basket or to the parish office. Note your interests, and a volunteer will contact you to tell you more. Allow a bit of time for a response, please.

Follow your heart and individuality

This list might lead you to discover a ministry that fits your desires and personal traits.

In Fellowship

Want to meet other parishioners, and take action together? You might start with:

Serve Another Directly

You might start with:

Serve in Prayer

You might try:

Serve From Home

You might try:

  • Prayer Chain | Teens or adults
  • Communications assistant: Help share news on website, Facebook and/or e-news | Older teens or adults
  • Help promote sponsorships to make youth retreat experiences like Catholic Youth Camp affordable for all families | Teens and adults

Share Warmth and Welcome

You might try:

  • Greeter or Usher for Mass
  • Hospitality: Set up and greet for events such as retreats, parish potlucks, fish fries, and faith formation gatherings
  • Prepare the church for holy days and liturgical seasons

Share Skills & Vision

Are you skilled at planning, communication, organization and helping new things happen with your logistical support?  You might offer your leadership for:

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St. Ambrose Cathedral

607 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309

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